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Limpet Island: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Limpet Island in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Limpet Island

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8834

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): The southernmost of the Leonie Islands, lying in the entrance to Ryder Bay, close off the SE coast of Adelaide Island. The Leonie Islands were discovered and first roughly surveyed in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot. Limpet Island was surveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and so named by them because of the large number of limpet shells found there.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Limpet Island in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Limpet Island should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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